Public Service Spotlight

Give to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014

The holidays will soon be here. Time to start thinking about what your office, school or church can do this year to brighten the season for those less fortunate. The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program is an easy way to provide gifts for children in need. For more information call (773) 205-3257 or CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Charity Spotlight



Save-A-Pet no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, injured, or lost dogs and cats, never rejecting an animal due to age, health, breed, or temperament. Since 1972, Save-A-Pet has saved over 40,000 lives. The fantastic Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction on Saturday, November 8 raises critical funds necessary for Save-A-Pet to continue saving lives and expanding families. To order tickets, call 847/740-7788, or CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements
Saturday November 01, 2014
NorthShore University Health System Associate Board's 10th Annual Benefit
The NorthShore University HealthSystem Associate Board is holding their 10th Annual Benefit: A Decade Under the Stars at Adler Planetarium on Saturday evening, November 1st. Complete with a raffle, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, a dessert bar, entertainment and more. Proceeds support The Infant Special Care Unit and Department of Pediatrics at NorthShore Evanston Hospital. For information and tickets CLICK HERE.
Where: Adler Planetarium
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday November 07, 2014
Celebrity Chef Ball Benefiting Meals on Wheels Chicago
Support Meals on Wheels Chicago at the 2014 Celebrity Chef Ball - Chicago's premier culinary event featuring a select, interactive dining experience with some of Chicago's best chefs, custom cocktails, silent auction and entertainment. It's at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan in Chicago, on Friday, November 7th. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morgan Manufacturing
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday November 08, 2014
Save-A-Pet's Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction
Save-A-Pet no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, injured, or lost dogs and cats, never rejecting an animal due to age, health, breed, or temperament. Since 1972, Save-A-Pet has saved over 40,000 lives. The fantastic Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction on Saturday, November 8 raises critical funds necessary for Save-A-Pet to continue saving lives and expanding families. To order tickets, call 847/740-7788, or CLICK HERE.
Where: Concorde Banquets
Location: Far North Suburbs
 
Saturday November 15, 2014
Illinois Science Council's 'Science of a Cocktail Party' Fundraiser
The Illinois Science Council invites you to a night of food, drink, experiments, and fun... This year's Science of a Cocktail Party fundraiser features special guest Doctor Marius Stan, Bogdan from t-v's Breaking Bad, who is also a senior scientist at Argonne Lab. It's happening at Kimball Showroom in downtown Chicago on Saturday, November 15th. Tickets and more information are available by CLICKING HERE.
Where: Kimball Showroom
Location: Chicago North
 



Ongoing Public Service Announcements
Thursday June 26, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Step Up. Get Tested.
Help stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, FREE 'Step Up. Get Tested' HIV testing events are taking place across the city. Complete with rapid testing, education and support services. It's private and results are accurate and quick. Find a testing event near you at CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Join the Donor Registry at Be The Match
For people with life threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. 'Be the Match' connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Find out how you can join the donor registry...or give funds to help - CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services
Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They'll give you a hand...so you can give your heart.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Get Freedom From Active Addiction in Narcotics Anonymous
Freedom from active addiction happens in Narcotics Anonymous. It is possible to stop using drugs and find a new way of life. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, the Chicagoland Region of Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call their 24 hour helpline at (708) 848-4884. That's 708-848-4884.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support Northern Illinois Food Bank
For the six hundred thousand neighbors facing hunger right here in Northern Illinois, a holiday meal is not guaranteed. You can help! Please donate at solve hunger today dot org. Because joy is a full plate for everyone. Northern Illinois Food Bank. solvehungertoday.org.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 30, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
United Way of Kenosha County Seeks Volunteers for Income Tax Prep.
The United Way of Kenosha County is looking for volunteers in Kenosha, Salem and Twin Lakes Wisconsin to help with free income tax preparation assistance for lower income individuals and families. Training is available...and no prior experience is necessary. To volunteer, call 262-658-4104.
Where: Various In Kenosha, County
Location: Wisconsin
 
Saturday November 15, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Arlington Heights Firefighters - Coat Drive
Arlington Heights Firefighters will be hosting a coat drive lasting from November 15-December 15 to help keep the needy warm this winter. Local firefighters and school district 25 are teaming up to help needy students and families in the district. Arlington Heights Firefighters will be collecting new and gently used coats at all four fire stations for the month of November and December. For information call 847-309-9013.
Where: Arlington Heights Fire Stations
Location: Cook County North
 
Tuesday December 16, 2014
Donate to Snug Hugs for Kids at Merlin's & Pick Up The Drive's 2015 Timeless Rock Calendar
Help warm a child's head, hands and heart this winter by donating new or like new outerwear now through December 16th to Snug Hugs for Kids at your local Merlin 200,000 Mile Shop. All donations benefit the kids and families served by Children's Home and Aid. While you're there, pick up The Drive's 2015 Timeless Rock Calendar. To find a shop near you, CLICK HERE.
Where:
Location: Everywhere

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